Lile (Rasmuson) Gibbons

Board Member

Lile R. Gibbons is the grandaughter of Rasmuson Foundation founder Jenny Rasmuson, and has served on the Foundation board since 1997. She also is a trustee of the John A. Hartford Foundation in New York City. Lile retired in 2013 from the Connecticut State legislature where she served for 12 years in the House of Representatives, representing the 150th District in Greenwich, Connecticut.  

Lile has served on numerous nonprofit boards both local and statewide. She also was elected to the Greenwich Board of Education and served for nine years, three years as chair. She was also a member of the Connecticut State Board of Higher Education.  

Lile graduated from Smith College with a B.A. in economics.  She and her husband, John A. Gibbons, Jr. have been married for 49 years. They have four married children  and nine grandchildren. Lile and her husband reside in Greenwich, Connecticut, but make numerous trips to Alaska throughout the year.